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Wiesner, William

Overview
Works: 56 works in 114 publications in 1 language and 7,849 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Fairy tales  Picture books  Ghost stories  Riddles  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: PZ5.H234, E
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Publications about William Wiesner
Publications by William Wiesner
Most widely held works by William Wiesner
The gunniwolf by Wilhelmina Harper( Book )
6 editions published between 1946 and 1989 in English and held by 851 libraries worldwide
Gammelt folkeeventyr om en lille pige, der går i skoven efter blomster og støder på en ulv
The Tower of Babel by William Wiesner( Book )
6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
When the proud and insolent people of Babel built a tower to reach into heaven, God confused the languages of mankind and divided one people into many nations
Ghosts and goblins: stories for Halloween by Wilhelmina Harper( Book )
2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Well-known shivery tales of cats, goblins, witches and ghosts from many countries of the world
Riddle me, riddle me, ree by Maria Leach( Book )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Riddles from all areas of the world are grouped under such topics as Mankind, Animals, Plants, and The Universe
Turnabout by William Wiesner( Book )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
A farmer gains a new appreciation of his wife's daily work when they switch duties for one day
The riddle pot by William Wiesner( Book )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1977 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
A collection of over a hundred illustrated riddles, conundrums, and rebuses
Hobnob by Christopher Bernard Wilson( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Two squabbling farmer brothers "learn that there are practical reasons for getting along together."
Hansel and Gretel : a shadow puppet picture book by William Wiesner( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 287 libraries worldwide
Left in the woods by their stepmother, two children come upon the gingerbread house inhabited by a wicked witch. Includes instructions for staging the story as a shadow puppet show
How silly can you be? A book of jokes by William Wiesner( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Common everyday events are spoofed in this collection of jokes, silly stories, and sight gags
Happy-go-lucky by William Wiesner( Book )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
When the farmer returns from market with nothing to show for the cow he was to have sold, he bets his neighbor twenty crowns that his wife won't be angry
Moon stories by William Wiesner( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
How did the moon get in the sky? What would happen if someone tried to climb up to it? Was there life on its shining surface? In this picture book anthology, the author retells three stories from different cultures that offer amusing and original answers to these age-old questions
Joco and the fishbone; an Arabian nights tale by William Wiesner( Book )
3 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 218 libraries worldwide
The fairy tale of how a hunchback jester and music maker is thought to have died, and how the corpse is passed among four people before truth and justice prevail
Grabbit the rascal by William Wiesner( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
The adventures of the master thief, Grabbit, and how he and his two apprentices were forced to become honest men
Little Sarah and her Johnny cake by William Wiesner( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Sarah enlists the aid of the storekeeper, the farmer, the miller, and even the sun to make her grandmother a Johnny-cake for breakfast
Tops by William Wiesner( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Tops was an extremely lonely giant until he was chosen to lead his nation's army into war and was confronted by another giant leading the opposing army
The story of the Christmas tree by Hertha Pauli( Book )
2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
The constant little mouse by William Wiesner( Book )
3 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Sweetie-pie Mouse wants to marry Count Hazelnut but her mother wants someone mightier for a son-in-law
Tom Thumb by William Wiesner( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
A retelling of the tale of a boy as small as a thumb whose two good deeds for the king won his poor parents a better living
Al and the magic lamp by Benjamin Elkin( Book )
2 editions published between 1963 and 1967 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Al finds a magic lamp containing a genie who hears and obeys all commands literally
A pocketful of riddles, collected and illustrated by William Wiesner by William Wiesner( Book )
2 editions published between 1966 and 1977 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ウィースナー, ウィリアム
Languages
English (55)
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